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The difference between domestic and wild rabbits

The difference between domestic and wild rabbits
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Domestic rabbit's come in a variety of breeds, shapes and sizes and each bunny has their own unique personality. Unlike their wild ancestors, domestic rabbits rely on us to care of them. But are domestic rabbits that different from their wild cousins?Petplan takes a look at the difference between wild rabbits and our fluffy family members…

What to know if you’re buying a small dog

What to know if you’re buying a small dog
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There are lots of things to consider if you are buying a new dog. Tiny canines are great companions, and their small size makes them perfect for smaller homes and gardens. Small dogs are known for being passionate, inquisitive and quick on their feet.Petplan looks at the all the little things you need to consider if you’re thinking of getting a small dog.

What makes a dog ‘dangerous’?

What makes a dog ‘dangerous’?
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Most people will have heard the term ‘dangerous dog’ in relation to a horrible incident involving a dog causing harm to a person – but how many of us actually know what it means?Petplan takes a look at what the current laws in the UK are around dangerous dogs, why some dogs may become aggressive and what owners can do to keep their own dogs calm...

Why you should rehome a rabbit

Why you should rehome a rabbit
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Animal welfare charities such as Blue Cross take in hundreds of abandoned rabbits each year, helping them find a loving new home. Rescue centres are a great place to find a new pet bunny. Not only will you be giving an animal the chance of a happy future, but there are other benefits too.Petplan looks into the process of adopting a new bunny and what the benefits are…

How much hair should my dog be shedding?

How much hair should my dog be shedding?
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The shedding of hair is a natural process for many animals, and dogs are no exception.

But, does there come a point where we should be worried about our dog shedding too much hair? Can it ever signal something different to the natural shedding process?

Petplan takes a look at what you need to know about your dog’s hair loss …

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